featurecricket6 days ago

Dale Steyn's comeback gives cricket fans one more chance to celebrate a great career

In the mid-December 2017, when CSA had announced that the time was for Dale Steyn to dust off his old whites to take on India, there was a sense of hope in the air. Leaving behind the troubles of the past, for the first time in more than one year, SA had a full strength team to choose from.
Bastab K Parida
newscricket7 days ago

Dale Steyn makes comeback into South Africa Test squad for Sri Lanka tour

Dale Steyn makes his long-awaited return to the South African Test squad as the Proteas prepare to travel to Sri Lanka to play Two Test matches, five ODIs, and one T20I in July. The Proteas squad will be led by skipper Faf du Plessis and this will be the first match after AB de Villiers' retirement.
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featurecricketa month ago

Is affronting opponents leading to misplaced aggression in Cricket?

Despite cricket being touted as the ‘Gentleman’s Game’ since its inception, every once in a while a player has come who would change its entire definition with his flamboyance and attitude. It has often been that persona, which people fell in love with and the next generation trying to imitate.
Subhayan Dutta
newscricket2 months ago

Dale Steyn joins English county Hampshire for 2018 season

After being overlooked during the 2018 IPL auction, South African seamer Dale Steyn has signed up for English county cricket side Hampshire for the 2018 season as announced today. Steyn has been out of the cricket field for three months after sustaining an injury in the India Test series in January.
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newscricket3 months ago

Dale Steyn targeting comeback to competitive cricket in June

Dale Steyn, who has been out of action due to a heel injury, is targeting a comeback to competitive cricket in June with a County stint for Hampshire. Steyn has also revealed that he can get through 12 to 15 overs in a day but that’s not good enough for competitive cricket at the highest level.
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newscricket3 months ago

Sandpapergate | Cricketing fraternity reacts to Cameron Bancroft's ball-tampering act and Steve Smith's blatant admission

Steve Smith and Cameron Bancroft have shamefully admitted that they purposefully tried to alter the condition of the ball in the third Test against SA, after the incident was captured by the camera. The cricketing fraternity is completely shocked by the act and let their anger come out on Twitter.
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newscricket3 months ago

Dale Steyn ruled out of the third Test against Australia

Dale Steyn has ruled himself out of SA's third Test against Australia which starts on Thursday as he is still recovering from the injury that he had sustained during the team's home Test against India. Steyn, however, is expected to make a comeback for the fourth Test against Australia.
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newscricket3 months ago

Kagiso Rabada is South Africa’s best competitor, says Dale Steyn

Dale Steyn believes that his teammate Kagiso Rabada is South Africa’s best competitor but a one-match ban last year has mellowed him down. Three more demerit points would mean a ban for Rabada for 2 Test matches or 4 ODIs, as he will have accumulated 8 demerit points.
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newscricket5 months ago

Faf du Plessis: We expect a huge performance from India

Faf Du Plessis has asked his side guard against any sort of complacency and expects the visitors to put up a strong performance as the three-match series progresses. Du Plessis singled out pacers Vernon Philander and Kagiso Rabada for praise after their dominating display with the ball in Newlands.
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newscricket5 months ago

Aiden Markram feels Centurion could be a good batting wicket

While admitting that the Centurian wicket will be similar to Cape Town, Aiden Markram believes that the wicket will not be as extreme and the batsmen should be able to put up some runs. Markram also praised India by stating that he had a chance of learning new things by playing the talented side.
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